Probably not the only one, but a very good several from James Fallows and his wife Deborah. "Long cover story" in JF's words.
The piece by Deborah Fallows on the importance of a good library to a community or area.
And if you only have time to read one, this is James Fallows "Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed."
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